Tweets and Social Results Coming to Bing and Google Search
Both Microsoft and Google announced deals with Twitter recently to add individual Tweets to their search results pages. All the companies involved believe that offering real-time observations about specific events can help end users find more relevant and useful information. Microsoft and Google also announced their own versions of social searching, which can include results from end users' social networks. Twitter also noted that it expects to make an even bigger push into the mobile space, though it didn't share too many details.
Google Makes It Easier to Find Fun Stuff to Do
Google today tweaked its mobile search tools to help people find entertaining activities nearby. Specifically, performing searches for generic events will dial in an easy-to-digest summary of close-by activities from sites such as Eventbrite and Meetup.
Yahoo Improves Search In Mobile Browsers
Yahoo today said it has refreshed how it displays mobile search results in a way that will help people find what they're looking for quicker. Yahoo explains that rather than offer lists of links, the new search presents results — including images, videos, news, and other details — prominently in a way that's more useful.
Google Improves Inbox Search
Google today updated its Inbox application with new search tools that should make certain types of information easier to find. For example, when searching for a tracking number Inbox will automatically find tracking numbers buried within emails and show the numbers and the corresponding messages at the top of search results.
Bing for iPhone Let's You Search via Pictures
Microsoft has updated its Bing search application for the iPhone and added the ability to search for images captured by the camera. The tool, similar to Google Goggles, lets users take a picture and then use the picture to perform a search.
Google to Surface iOS App Content in Search Results
Google today enabled a new functionality that will let the Google Search app find content within iOS apps and include that data in search results. Users will then be able to select the search results and go directly to the associated app on their phone.
No thanks, I am not interested in my personal information that I share with Friends and Fans...(lol ) with anyone who is searching for a name LIKE mine..
I dont like this one bit